New Delhi: On the one hand the countrymen are fighting against the Corona. Corona is also going through an economic downturn, while petrol-diesel prices are also falling sharply for the common man. Fuel prices in the country reached record levels. Petrol and diesel prices were hiked for the fourth time this week. Petrol was hiked by 3 paise per liter and diesel by 3 paise in the country on Friday. Due to the increase in fuel prices, petrol price in Delhi has gone up by Rs. 4.5 per liter and diesel at Rs. Reached a record high of 7.5. In some places in the country, the price of petrol is Rs. 100 has been exceeded.
The recent hike in petrol and diesel prices has led to a rise in petrol prices in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and some cities in Maharashtra to Rs. 100 has been exceeded. Now even in Mumbai, the price of petrol is Rs. Has reached close to 100. In Mumbai, petrol is priced at Rs. 4.5 per liter and diesel at Rs. 30.11.
Petrol and diesel prices vary from state to state due to value added tax (VAT) and freight charges. Rajasthan has the highest VAT on petrol in the country. Madhya Pradesh is second. Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged during the elections in five states, including West Bengal. However, petrol and diesel prices started going up on May 4, a 15-day period after the results of the five state elections were declared on May 2. Since then, petrol and diesel prices have risen for the eighth time.
Due to the recent hike in petrol and diesel prices in the country, petrol is the most expensive in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, where petrol is priced at Rs. 104.5 paise and diesel price per liter is Rs. It is 8.30. Petrol price has been hiked eight times this month to Rs. 1.2 and diesel at Rs. An increase of 4.5.